Bloomberg, Ian King
Applied Materias Inc., the biggest maker of equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, gave a weak forecast that indicates chipmakers are delaying spending as they wait for customers to work through stockpiles of unused parts.
EBN, Hailey Lynne McKeefry
Counterfeit electronics remain the bane of the electronics industry. Fake parts create safety hazards, siphon off profits, and tarnish corporate images. The problem is huge by all accounts, and probably underreported. The fake semiconductor market has reached $75 billion according to Industry Week...
World Intellectual Property Review,
Amazon has warned investors, reportedly for the first time, about the risk of counterfeits on its online platform.
In Amazon’s annual report, filed on Friday, February 1, the online marketplace acknowledged the challenges, saying n the ‘risk factors’ section of its report:
NPR, Ryan Lucas
In May 2014, then-Attorney General Eric Holder announced charges against five members of the Chinese military. They'd allegedly hacked the computer networks of American companies and stolen everything from intellectual property and trade secrets to the firms' litigation strategies.